Crete: A Universe Unto Itself

People often approach me about travel to Greece.  Most conversations tend to focus on the Greek Islands, each of which is a tiny outpost...

Refugees: It's Complicated

Of all the economies in Europe, Greece’s economy was one of the least prepared for the onslaught of refugees that started arriving at the...

Truth

How do you tell a refugee from Afghanistan that her biggest challenge has nothing to do with her her circumstances but is entirely...

The Street Art of Thessaloniki, Greece

I wasn't prepared for the quantity and quality of all the amazing street art that I saw in Thessaloniki so I just kept shooting pictures....

Personal Branding for Refugees, Week 0

I arrived in Thessaloniki, Greece on March 2 to volunteer on behalf of IsraAid (http://www.israaid.org) in an effort to support IsraAid...

Jordan Travelogue

November, 2018 The Arab world that I experienced was a world defined by a devout faith in God and a kinship with fellow man. All of the...

Wilmette Sunrises

Getting to the shore in time for sunrise is always an event. Sunrise The image below was taken on sunrise on January 30, 2019, the...